Bess Freedman


Brown Harris Stevens
2023 Rank: 42
Freedman leads Brown Harris Stevens, which has over 2,000 agents who do nearly $15 billion in annual sales. The company launched some innovative branding initiatives for its agents in 2022, including a dedicated TikTok channel complete with an in-house videographer. In 2020, Freedman led the firm through a rebranding and a merger with Halstead, which doubled the company’s headcount. Before joining BHS in 2013, Freedman served as a senior managing director of the Corcoran Group’s East Side headquarters.